Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
,000 last week. this is the seventh straight drop after super storm sandy had driven applications much higher earlier in the month. applications by 2 451,003 weeks ago after sandy battled the east coast. people canno >> president obama and mitt romney will be sharing a meal at the white house this afternoon. this'll be the first meeting between the two since their last debate. president obama promised in his victory speech earlier this month that they would meet. it was a very bitter campaign. it they will meet in a private dining room in the white house. mitt romney is also expected to meet with former running republicans complained that the white house has yet to provide specifics on how president obama would curb the rapid growth on programs like medicare and medicaid. the president is insisting that taxes go up on families with incomes of $250,000 or more. >> police and released the names of two teenage girls were shot and killed during a violent weekend in oakland. 16 year-old barbie start chain and 15 year-old rock killed herself were shot to death around 6:00 sunday morning in e
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
and they were expected to be elevated to the super storm sandy. they dropped by 75,000. concerns about the fiscal cliff and there are new news that there are no meetings. we will have more on the marcus and 15 minutes with rob black. >> waking up to a dry road ways and we are kicking off the drying trend that will last until the rest of your work week. we are dealing with dense fog and in the afternoon we may have some few breaks of sunshine. into the evening it will be partly cloudy and cool. i will show you how widespread it will be. >> the metering lights were activated a little bit early and we are saying the lace from 880 crossing. we're seeing some moving here despite their early activation. it is now up to 17 minutes. the rest of the commute shows like conditions for the east for wait. a little bit sluggish for interstate 580. we do not have any accidents to report on 1 01 southbound. >> developing news out of san francisco where a police chase in is with the suspect in jail and thousands of gallons of water on the street. kron 4 urs will tran joins us live from the same period
Dec 3, 2012 4:00am PST
million in contracts that have been tied to hurricane sandy that surpassed what the government spent on hurricane irene which hit in august of 2011. off the sandy spending included floating shelters, emergency supplies. the cause for new york state alone is about $33 billion. federal contract spending related to a sandy does not come close to the amount spent in the work week of hurricane medicare patients have save $5 billion on prescription drugs since passage of the health-care overhaul two years ago. the savings are a continuation of the 2010 health care laws attempt to close the door on the whole or the prescription drug expenses that can wants medicare runs out. the budget office announced an added benefit. cheaper drugs means more people taking their medication and reducing long-term medical costs. >> schools for thousands of public school students is about to get longer. five states will announce today their adding at least 300 hours of learning time to some schools starting next year. we're talking about paul rafeal, connecticut, massachusetts, new york and tennessee all tak
Nov 30, 2012 4:00am PST
.s. avoided a major hurricane making landfall. some of you may say what about hurricane sandy? >> sandy was considered a cold core storm when it actually slammed. >> storm tracker 4 is showing very heavy rain above the san jose area. there are a lot of power outages including on the bridges. we will have more and we continue. >> we are back. pg&e are reporting a major power outages across the bay area. $10 of them are coming from the bay area alone. 350 are in san francisco and about 200 and the east bay peripatetic will update you as more information is available. >> there's a power outage on the stand and you can see the stream of headlights. this is the section into san francisco and this is the upper deck. and you do not see the suspension cables. they are typically 01 but they're having a power problem. the iran also is causing problems for the commute and we have a look at the golden gate bridge. and this is a wet deck and georges keeping us updated with this. >> storm tracker 4 shows ran across the bay area cup is keeping an eye on we may catch a break. >> right around 10:00 a.m.